Miami, Florida: Statue of The Mother of Miami

Landowner Julia Tuttle's orange groves survived a freeze that killed northern Florida crops, so the state's epicenter moved here. She was honored with a statue in 2010.

Bayfront Park

Address:
Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL
Directions:
Downtown, at the southern end of Bayfront Park, next to the playground.
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Statue of The Mother of Miami

This statue is of Julia Tuttle, Cleveland widow and friend of Henry M. Flagler, who relocated to what was then Fort Dallas. She was instrumental in building the new city of Miami. The statue was unveiled 7/28/10 as part of the city's 114th birthday celebration.

[Lisa Jensen, 08/12/2010]

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In the region:
Fire Dancers of Polynesia, Fort Lauderdale, FL - 28 mi.

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